"Such threats will further accelerate our social work..." Annamalai reacts on BJP officials' house bombing

(This article is authored by Alar)

In opposition to detaining of Ismail, a member of the PFI organization's national executive committee, Islamic organizations staged road blockade protests at a number of locations throughout Coimbatore. Resulting to the stir, the houses of BJP District Secretary Ponraj, Siva and Saravanan from the Hindu Front , have been thrown with Petrol bombs. Reacting to this stir in the city, BJP leader of the state, Annamalai says that this will only strengthen their resolve to fight hard against these very forces.

On Thursday night, miscreants hurled petrol bombs at the Bharatiya Janata Party office in Chittaputur, Coimbatore and at a clothing shop on Oppanakkara Road and fled, including two government buses, party members' cars were damaged by stone pelting. Furthermore, on Friday morning, at the house of Pollachi BJP leader Sivakumar, miscreants threw diesel in a plastic cover, as per reports.

Deputy Superintendent Deepa Sujitha has conducted an investigation at the scene. And with the help of CCTV footage related to these incidents, the police have registered a separate case and are investigating. Condemning the incident of petrol bomb being thrown at Coimbatore party office, Tamil Nadu BJP President Annamalai has posted on his Twitter page, says this incident "will not deter our brothers & sisters one bit,"

Taking to Twitter, he penned, "Petrol Bomb hurled on our Coimbatore @BJP4TamilNadu party office will not deter our brothers & sisters one bit. This will only strengthen our resolve to fight hard against these very forces who are inimical to our society & country. "

He also added "@arivalayam Govt, people are watching the law & order of our state hitting new bottom every day! @BJP4TamilNadu Let no one think that the courage of our brothers and sisters can be reduced by throwing petrol bombs on the party office in Coimbatore. Such threats will further accelerate our social work against anti-social elements. @arivalayam The government should realize that the people are watching the deterioration of law and order in Tamil Nadu. "

A.S. Ismail, a member of the Popular Front of India (PFI) national executive committee, was apprehended by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday during a raid at his Coimbatore home. According to sources, the police seized some documents that were incriminating after the murder of the RSS leader Sreenivasan in Palakkad, Kerala. These documents included information about the PFI training cadres and compiling a list of RSS members and leaders who should be killed.